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Posts from August 2018

Posts from August 2018

Victory News – August 31, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear friends, Words are powerful. God said, “Let there be,” and there was (Genesis 1:3). Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ (Romans 10:17). Human words aren’t that powerful when compared to the words of God, but they are impactful.Gossip seems like a necessary part of our everyday life. Gossip flourishes at every level of society. It seems to be an “acceptable sin.” We cannot protect ourselves against it because…

Victory News – August 24, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear friends, Do you know of any “acceptable” sins? There aren’t any. But sometimes, we live like there are. One example of this is envy. In Matthew 20, a landowner goes out and hires various workers at various times of the day, from very early in the morning until it is almost quitting time. At the end of the day, he pays them. Whether they worked twelve hours or one hour, they all got paid the same amount…

Victory News – August 17, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear friends, Any struggles with temptation this summer? The devil doesn’t climb the fence at the highest spot. He comes to the fence where it is the lowest. The point is, know your weaknesses because that is likely the place where Satan will attack you. The Bible says that the devil is like a prowling lion looking for someone to devour. While a lion may look harmless in the distance of the cavernous zoo display, it would be…

Victory News – August 10, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear friends, ‘Tis the season for back-to-school shopping, and depending on who you are, you may or may not be happy about that. I’m not much of a shopper. I’m more of a buyer. I have in mind what I want and the price I’m willing to pay before I ever enter the store. So, I’m not much into looking around, let alone actually touching the clothes or trying out the toys. If the store has what I’m…

Leadership Team Update – July 2018

July 2018 Leadership Team Meeting Date/Time/Location: July 9, 2018 6:30-9:00pm at the Ministry Center Present:  Jim Vogel, Ron Takacs, Jim Kehoe, Jeff Guenther, Jason Seiberlich, Pastor Bill, Steve Abramowski (Phone) Devotion Our meeting began with a devotion based on Psalm 136.  Here, we are reminded what God has given to us, and that we should : “give thanks to the Lord, for he is good”. He has given us everything even though we are not deserving, “For His mercy endures…

Victory News – August 3, 2018

PASTOR’S MESSAGE Dear friends, Does your conscience ever bother you? Remember grace. Grace is undeserved love. It’s “while we were still sinners Christ died for us”  and “the Lord our righteousness.” Grace covers all the A-B-Cs of sin. It covers arrests, bullying, cursing, dishonesty, egging someone’s reputation, forgery, greed, hatred, irresponsibility, jealousy, killing, lust, marginalizing people, narcissism, one-night stands, pornography, quarrels, racism, sins of omission, sins of commission, tyranny, an unpardoning spirit, violence, worry, x-rated websites, yearning for thing and…